NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Stroke Awareness

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award
Improve understanding of supporting people following a stroke and how to respond in an emergency.
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Stroke Awareness Course Level 2 

If you want to enhance your skills and believe in making support services for people affected by stroke accessible, the NCFE Cache Level 2 Award in Stroke Awareness course is the perfect introduction.

By taking this accredited online course, which follows the NCFE Cache 600/4762/8 syllabus taught in education facilities, you will develop the vital skills needed in emergencies. Completing this course opens further career progression and is a first step to obtaining advanced qualifications in healthcare.

This course is ideal if you already have experience supporting people who have had a stroke and want to take the understanding further. You’ll be confident in identifying the warning signs of different types of stroke and how to prevent subsequent strokes, identifying the other support organisations to provide further guidance.

Your knowledge will open opportunities for working with the care sector or give you the confidence to support your own loved ones. Whether for personal or professional development, the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Stroke Awareness prepares you for further experiences aiding people following a stroke.

What you will learn

  1. Unit 1 - Stroke Awareness

    • Symptoms of stroke
    • The effect on individuals
    • Emergency response
    • Support following a stroke

Awarding Body

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CACHE stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and are the leading specialist Awarding Organisation for the Care and Education Sector.

Course Outcome

Upon completing this Level 2 Award, you will have the chance to move on to courses such as the Level 2 Diploma in Care and additional qualifications in the health and social care industry.

You’ll produce a portfolio of evidence outlining your experience and outcomes, which you can use in applying for jobs or placements.

How is this course assessed or examined?

This course consists of one mandatory unit. There is no requirement for a placement.

Your portfolio will be internally assessed and you will need to complete assessment tasks at a certified centre, overseen by our qualified assessors. External quality assurance is conducted by NCFE.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however you will need to demonstrate competence in reading and writing.

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